James is developing a busy court and advisory practice across Chambers’ core areas. He regularly appears in applications, small claims, fast track trials and case management conferences.

James completed his pupillage in Chambers under the supervision of Paul McGrath, Ben Casey and Dominic Adamson.

James is a contributor to the Personal Injury Brief Update newsletter.


Baron Dr Ver Heyden de Lancey Prize, Middle Temple;
Astbury Scholarship, Middle Temple;
Viscount Sankey Award, Jesus College;
Law Prize, Jesus College.


Jesus College, University of Oxford: BA Jurisprudence
City Law School: BPTC

Professional Memberships

Personal Injuries Bar Association

TGC welcomes new junior tenants

3rd October 2016

Temple Garden Chambers are delighted to announce that James Yapp and Robert Riddell  have accepted invitations to join chambers after successfully completing pupillage.